My soul, with sacred joy survey

My soul, with sacred joy survey

Author: Thomas Kelly
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: Thomas Kelly

Kelly, Thomas, B.A., son of Thomas Kelly, a Judge of the Irish Court of Common Pleas, was born in Dublin, July 13, 1769, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin. He was designed for the Bar, and entered the Temple, London, with that intention; but having undergone a very marked spiritual change he took Holy Orders in 1792. His earnest evangelical preaching in Dublin led Archbishop Fowler to inhibit him and his companion preacher, Rowland Hill, from preaching in the city. For some time he preached in two unconsecrated buildings in Dublin, Plunket Street, and the Bethesda, and then, having seceded from the Established Church, he erected places of worship at Athy, Portarlington, Wexford, &c, in which he conducted divine worship and preached. H… Go to person page >

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Author: Thomas Kelly


My soul, with sacred joy survey. T. Kelly. [Missions.] First published in his Collection of Psalms & Hymns, &c, Dublin, 1802, No. 264 [there are two hymns in the collection with this number], in 7 stanzas of 4 lines, and based on Isa. xliii. 5, 6. It was repeated in the first edition of his Hymns, &c, 1804, and again in all later editions (ed. 1853, No. 575). In addi¬tion to appearing in a few collections under its opening line, two centos therefrom are in common use, both beginning: "Arise, arise; with joy survey." These are: (1) In Hatfield's Church Hymn Book, N. Y., 1872, No. 1219, composed of stanzas i., in., ii., vi. and vii. in the order named; (2) In the Baptist Praise Book, N. Y., 1871, where stanzas i., iv. form No. 1204. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



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A Collection of Hymns: for camp meetings, revivals, &c., for the use of the Primitive Methodists #L395Page Scan
A Collection of Sacred Hymns, Adapted to the Faith and Views of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #d63
A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the best authors; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations (21st ed. with an appendix) #474Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, adapted to the devotions of the closet, the family, and the social circle; and containing subjects appropriate to the monthly concerns of prayer for the success... #429Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d411
Songs for Social and Public Worship #29Page Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d275
Supplement to Watts: a Selection of More than Five Hundred Hymns, from the Most Approved Authors on a Great Variety of Subjects ... #d281
The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #826Page Scan
The Songs of Zion: or, The Christian's New Hymn Book, for the Use of the Methodists #d131
The Songs of Zion: or, the Christian's New Hymn Book, for the Use of the Methodists. 2nd ed. #d130
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